Engineering

Q&A: Technology that serves all: a single step could pave the way

University of Michigan computer science and engineering associate professor Chad Jenkins is a roboticist who specializes in mobile manipulation, computer vision, interactive robot system and human-robot interaction. He recently ...

Hardware

Nvidia unveils PCIe 4.0 version of Ampere A100 GPU

Following on the heels of last month's display of its next generation, high end Ampere A100 GPU, Nvidia this week unveiled a PCIe 4.0 version of the graphics unit.

Internet

German court orders Facebook to rein in data collection

A top German court on Tuesday ordered Facebook to stop merging data collected through its Whatsapp and Instagram subsidiaries or other websites unless users explicitly agree, in a legal victory for competition authorities.

Internet

Google loses appeal against $56 million fine in France

France's highest administrative court has upheld a fine of 50 million euros ($56 million) Google was ordered to pay for not being "sufficiently clear and transparent" with Android users about their data protection options.

Security

Australia under cyberattacks from state actor

Australia's prime minister revealed Friday his country was under a broad cyberattack from a "state-based actor" targeting government, public services and businesses, with suspicions falling on China.

Business

Nintendo says 300,000 accounts breached after hack

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has admitted that hackers have breached 300,000 accounts since early April, gaining access to personal information such as birthdays and email addresses but not credit-card details.

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